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Pennsylvania takes steps to lift Cuban rum embargo

Thursday, May 04, 2017

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Pennsylvania – the sixth most populous state in the country – has submitted the initial paperwork to begin the application process, and is now working to provide additional documentation and materials in a bid to lift the 1962 trade embargo.
Under the Obama administration, ties between the US and Cuba were put on a path to “normalisation”, with diplomatic relations restored and some travel restrictions eased.